Not a candidate for Presidential election: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has dominated out contesting the Presidential election due in 2022, sources in his social gathering mentioned on Wednesday, an assertion coming within the wake of hypothesis in regards to the veteran politician changing into the opposition nominee for the highest submit.

The sources mentioned Pawar (80), a multiple-time CM of Maharashtra and a former Union minister, has rejected media experiences about him changing into a candidate within the Presidential election. In keeping with the sources, Pawar feels election end result for somebody contesting in opposition to the candidate of a celebration which has overwhelming numbers in Parliament will probably be a foregone conclusion.

Apparently, ballot strategist Prashant Kishor‘s two conferences with Pawar just a few days in the past and his (Kishor) latest conferences with Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi fuelled hypothesis within the media that these meets explored the opportunity of the Maharashtra politician changing into the opposition candidate for India’s highest workplace.

A supply from the NCP, which is a part of the coalition that guidelines Maharashtra, nonetheless, mentioned Pawar has termed these experiences as “false” and dominated out leaping into the Presidential ballot fray.

Pawar has reportedly mentioned he didn’t have any dialogue over the Presidential ballot or in regards to the 2024 normal elections with Kishor. Such experiences within the media are mere hypothesis, the sources mentioned. NCP minister Nawab Malik mentioned there was no dialogue throughout the social gathering on the Presidential ballot.


TaraSubramaniam is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. TaraSubramaniam joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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